The newspaper reported that the investigators had been turned away at the entrance. The action was linked to the investigation of Frankfurt police officers, who were threatened with death by a lawyer.
Policemen in Frankfurt am Main are said to have tried on Saturday, without judicial decision editorial offices of the image to browse. The newspaper reported on Monday itself about the incident. Accordingly, the investigators acted on behalf of the Hessian State Office of Criminal Investigation. They should have gone to Internet access data from users of the online offer Bild.de.
The police had already been turned away at the entrance. On demand image had been informed that at the weekend no search warrant had been received promptly, but danger had been in default. A statement by the Ministry of Justice to search the editorial offices, there was not, as the prosecutor's "their procedures independently and on their own responsibility," quotes image from a corresponding opinion.
The action is related to a "preliminary investigation against police officers who allegedly threatened an NSU victim lawyer" writes image, This probably refers to the case of the Frankfurt lawyer, who had represented the family of a NSU murder victim. She and her little daughter were massively threatened in anonymously sent messages. Five Frankfurt police officers are said to have given internal data about them from the police computer to the threatened letter writers or even even sent the messages themselves. The police, who had also operated a right-wing chat, are now suspended. Nevertheless, the lawyer, as she described in January in conversation with the SZ, further threatened.
imageEditor-in-Chief Julian Reichelt said that, in principle, it will not be a matter of providing user information to investigative authorities. He announced that the publisher would take legal action against an appropriate court order.